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CBS
Oct 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
change the law of the land on affirmative action. wyatt andrews was in the court today. >> reporter: abigail fisher was denied admission to the university of texas, she says, because of admission policies that favored less-qualified minorities. her simple argument is to stop using skin color in college admission. >> i hope the court rules that a student's race and ethnicity should not be considered when applying to the university of texas. >> reporter: the u.t. entering class is among the most diverse anywhere, roughly 50% white and 50% minority. by law, the school has to admit the top 10% of every high school class, regardless of race. but u.t. also uses what's called "holistic review," where race is separately considered with other factors, including leadership and family income. the university says that's legal under a 2003 ruling from justice sandra day o'connor. it allowed colleges to use race to find a critical mass of underrepresented minority students. but the court's conservative justices repeatedly asked when does the use of race end? liberal justice sonia sotomayor, defen
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to owotect civilians, they vow to protect democracy, they vow to naey international laws. ep reporter: making vows is easy. >> yes. >> reporter: sticking to them is much harder. >> yes. >> reporter: how can you be sure >> e mt these men are going to stick to those vows? >> well, this is what you do. you provide and you check and you provide and you check and you provide and you check. and you make sure that they are standing for their values. >> pelley: clarissa, as you say in your story, the free syrian army is really not so much an army but a bunch of militias with different agendas. you've been reporting from syria from the very beginning. who are the rebels today? >> scott, think back to my first trip to damascus a year ago. people were talking about freedom, dignity, they were talking about democracy. nobody even mentioned religion. w w you have rebel fighters who are actively calling this a jihad. and part of the reason for that f that this fight has been going on for so long and the syrian people have paid such an enormous price that they really feel deeply disappointed and even active
CBS
Oct 11, 2012 5:30pm PDT
in accordance with the massachusetts licensing regulation. that is because massachusetts law says compounding pharmacies, which mix custom-made medicines, must have a prescription for every patient for each dose they send out. it appears necc shipped the tainted violation of steroid to medical facilities in bulk without these prescriptions. >> today, government health officials acknowledge there is a regulatory gap when it comes to compounding pharmacies. for instance, massachusetts does not have the authority to track how many violation of a drug are produced at the federal level, the food and drug administration does not have clear authority to examine records in a compounding pharmacy. the f.d.a. is seeking more authority. pharmacist eric kastango served on a panel creating federal safety standards for the compounding pharmacy industry. who is minding the store in terms of regulation? >> the f.d.a. has worked very hard over the last several years to try to promulgate regulations to clearly define when does a compounding pharmacy exceed its authority and become a manufacturer under the purv
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